Author Archives: Laura Navarro

The fall out of bad decisions

I ran across a blog post from Sheila Walsh today about trust. It’s short and worth your while to read. In there she talks about the lasting affects of having your trust broken as a child. When trust is shattered … Continue reading

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Life is hard

Wow, it’s been a month since my last post. And I haven’t run at all the past 2 weeks and won’t run this week. Oh well, life happens sometimes. A week ago I was washing clothes and unpacking and recovering … Continue reading

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Vampire Runner

I have had a very good running summer. According to my training log on Runner’s World, I started the season in earnest in April. Easy slow 2 and 3 mile runs, exploring new routes in nearby neighborhoods. May was even … Continue reading

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Corrag (review)

I received this advanced readers copy through the Early Reader program of Library Thing. I was interested in the book because my aunt has pointed out that we are descendants of the MacDonald’s and the most notable thing she mentioned … Continue reading

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Bound & Determined (review)

I received a review copy of Bound & Determined: Christian Men and Women In Partnership by Jeanene Reese. The book is scheduled to be published in September by Leafwood Publishers and will be 192 pages. The copy I received was … Continue reading

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Just another blog dump

No large topic to write about, so just a “data dump” of things going on around here. I just have to mention this interesting event. Whenever I lie down to take a nap (which isn’t that often), I somehow trigger … Continue reading

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Simon’s Crossing – review

I received an opportunity to read and review Simon’s Crossing by Charles William Asher and Dennis Patrick Slattery.  Asher is an Episcopal priest, and he has written this story using Simon the Cyrene as the main character. This is a … Continue reading

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The Portable Patriot – review

Another BookSneeze book. The Portable Patriot, edited by Joel Miller and Kristen Parrish, . This book looked interesting, collecting documents, speeches, and even sermons that “compose the American soul” as the subtitle says. The book is small (hence the portable … Continue reading

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What’s been going on around here?

I haven’t posted in awhile. I decided I’d just write about what we’ve been up to. Memorial Day weekend we had C & D over here. I can’t believe they are 14 and 13 now. Sunday night we had a … Continue reading

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Why do I run?

Recently a friend recommended The Complete Book of Running by James Fixx. It’s over 20 years old but the fact and advice are still solid. And the description of society’s health and nutrition state is sadly still accurate. I’m not … Continue reading

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